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Abdul Rehman

World top accounting, finance, FP&A, strategy, process improvements & Finance & Business Transformation Professional

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I am a world top accounting, finance, FP&A, Strategy, process improvements and business transformation professional and possess 17 Years of vast Professional Experience in the Field of Finance, Accounts, FP&A, Business Analysis, Business Strategy & Organization Turnarounds.  Experience of working with the world class professionals (Graduates of Harvard and INSEAD) in K Electric Ltd on Company Transformations projects and successfully turnaround the heavy losses company ($40 Million Annual Loss) into a big profitable company ($213 Million Annual Profit), Lead Automation of business operations, finance and customer service departments processes. We have followed people, process and technology approach to turnaround the company.  I have worked with the CEO, CFO and COO in the restructuring of finance and business operations department and led strategic projects.  I am also a part time freelancer at freeup marketplace, love remote work and experience of working in remote teams with the US based clients in the SaaS and E- Commerce Industry. Experience of making analysis, monitoring and reporting of business metrics of SaaS and E-Commerce Companies.  Proficient in FP&A, Business Analysis, Budgeting, Financial modelling, Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, Fixed Assets Management, Financial Reports, General Ledger, CAPX and OPEX Analysis, Sensitivity Analysis, Financial Reporting, Making Financial statements, Financial Statements Analysis, Forecasting, Variance Analysis, working capital management, Auditing, developed and Reporting Score Card KPIs for Distribution Business.  Excellent in IFRS and US GAAP.  Successfully Implemented SAP and Oracle in K Electric and Dawlance Group respectively and Worked extensively with A.F Fergusson Company Consultants for ERP Implementation.  Hardworking, Ambitious, Accept Challenges, Responsibility, Take Initiatives & ability to lead the team effectively.  Made short, medium and long term financial plans for the company.  Possess Strong Communication, Interpersonal, Analytical, Financial & Leadership Skills.  Advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Google Sheets & Expert in ERP Systems (SAP, ORACLE, Net suite, Quickbooks online), Slack, BW Software, Qlikview (Dashboards) and Power BI.  Creative, Great Problem solver, Believes in Strong Collaboration and worked with cross functional and cross cultural teams. Professional Achievements  Experience of working with the world class professionals (Graduates of Harvard and INSEAD) on the company’s turnaround projects and successfully turnaround (Rs. 6 Billion Annual Loss equivalent to $40 Million) the company to a big profitable company. Followed people, process and technology approach to turnaround the company.  Worked with the CEO, CFO and COO in the transformation of the finance, business operations & customer service departments and strategic projects.  Implemented & Led Shared Services center model.  ERP Implementations (SAP and ORACLE)  Automation of Business, Finance and Customer service department processes.  Deployment of Qlikview (BI Software) in the company.  Development of Medium and long term business plan and ensure its successful implementation.  Suggested projects which helps to increase in sales by 10%, improve cash flow by 12% and 5% addition in new customers.  Suggested and lead projects to involve third party agencies and law enforcement agencies to recover critical dues and reduce receivables by 5%  Prepared Business Score Card includes all major business KPIs directly have impact on sales, profitability and customer satisfaction.  Prepared Monthly, Quarterly, YTD and Annual Financial and business Performance reports templates and also prepared daily reporting reports templates, annual budget templates, financial feasibility and sensitivity analysis templates and forecasts templates as well.  Suggested cost reduction measures help to reduce operating expenses by 10%.
Experience
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K Electric Ltd
Jul 2020 – Present
Pakistan
Senior Manager Financial Planning & Analysis
Reporting to the CFO, Making Financial and Business Performance Reports and reporting to the Top Management. Performing variance analysis, comparing actual figures with the budgeted, forecasted and last year actual figures on a monthly, quarterly, YTD and FY basis.  Reporting of Business Scorecard and comparing business KPIs performance of Monthly, quarterly, YTD and FY Basis of overall company, each business unit and regions as well.  Making Forecasts for revenues, cost of sales, operating expenses and Net Profit.  Making Financial Statements and producing analysis of financial statements.  Preparation and Finalization of Annual Budgets and presenting to the Top Management.  Making financial feasibilities and sensitivity analysis of projects and strategic initiatives.  Making Strategies to ensure sustainable growth in sales and profits and optimize costs and expenses and also to achieve the medium term and long term goals of the company.  Leading overall finance department operations effectively and efficiently and rolling out strategy to make further improvements in processes, procedures, projects to enhance sales, employee productivity, customer satisfaction and profitability of the company.  Development of medium and long term Business Plan and ensure its implementation.
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Freeup Marketplace
Mar 2020 – Present
Remote
Freelancer
Hired as an Expert level Freelancer providing world class bookkeeping, finance, FP&A, Business & Finance Transformation services to US/ Canada based clients.  Worked with various clients including Clearinity, In good company, Solvingalpha, Magicorp Productions, BigCity Toronto, First Line Digital Marketing, Curv Group, Ashford point and Branning Group, Webflow, Sourcegraph.
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K Electric Ltd
Jul 2014 – Jun 2020
Pakistan
Manager Business Analysis & Reporting
Making Financial and Business Performance Reports and reporting to the Top Management. Performing variance analysis, comparing actual figures with the budgeted, forecasted and last year actual figures on a monthly, quarterly, YTD and FY basis.  Experience of working with the world class professionals on the company’s turnaround projects and successfully turnaround the company from heavy losses into a big profitable company.  Worked with the CEO, CFO and COO in the turnaround of the finance, business operations department and strategic projects.  SAP ERP implementation
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K Electric Ltd
Jul 2010 – Jun 2014
Pakistan
Manager Finance
Preparation and Reporting of Monthly, Quarterly, YTD and Annual Profit and Loss Account, Balance Sheet and Cash flow statement to the Senior Management. Also include Variance Analysis against last year Actual and Budgeted figures.  Preparation and Reporting of Monthly, Quarterly and YTD Operating Expenses and Capital Expenditures Report with focus on highlighting Variances against last year Actual Expenditures and Budgeted Figures. Implemented cost reduction measures.
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K Electric Ltd
Jan 2009 – Jun 2010
Pakistan
Assistant Manager Distribution Finance
Made financial feasibility and sensitivity analysis of Umeed Zone Project. Validated Profit & Loss Account items for business units produced by Accounts Department & Conducted meetings with Director & GM Finance for improvement of Financial Reporting of Business Units.  Looking after Imprest Advance of IBC, Verifying payments of Suppliers, Maintaining Hired and Permanent Employees Data.
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Dawlance Group
Jul 2005 – Dec 2008
Pakistan
Assistant Manager Finance
Responsible for overall supervision of Branches Accounts related matters including Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Accounts Receivable & Financial Reporting.  Preparation and Finalization of Budget including manpower & Fixed Assets for branches and head office (cost center/ department wise)  Checking budget and making approval for purchasing of expenses & taking appropriate actions on budget negative heads.  Oracle ERP Implemented and worked extensively with the A.F Ferguson's Company (A member firm of Price Water Coopers) Consultants. for successful ERP implementations in the company.
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Siemens Pakistan Engineering Company Ltd
Nov 2004 – Jun 2005
Pakistan
Management Trainee- Finance
To issue Imprest Advance to project office (Dubai) for Grid Station (Dubai Electricity & Water Authority) project expenses and its subsequent adjustment through JV. Making Monthly reporting of POC, Sales and Sales Margin of the project.  Processing payments of suppliers, checking invoices, PO’s, terms and conditions with the suppliers (making purchase order, Bill Sticker etc). Maintaining Status of Receivables from Siemens Germany and other parties, raise debit memo on Siemens Germany monthly and follow up with parties for recovery of Outstanding Receivables.
Education
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Bahria University
Sep 2003 – Sep 2004
MBA Finance, Finance
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Bahria University
Sep 1998 – Sep 2001
BBA Hons- Finance, Finance